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Review: could Depakote cause Depression?
We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,297 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,921 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Depression (latest reports from 1,155,565 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 1,297 people (4.38%) have Depression.
Time on Depakote when people have Depression * :
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Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :
Severity of Depression when taking Depakote ** :
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How people recovered from Depression ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (313 people, 24.13%)
- Bipolar disorder (303 people, 23.36%)
- Pain (153 people, 11.80%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (116 people, 8.94%)
- Anxiety (109 people, 8.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (296 people, 22.82%)
- Zyprexa (241 people, 18.58%)
- Risperdal (205 people, 15.81%)
- Xanax (180 people, 13.88%)
- Klonopin (179 people, 13.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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